A loan helped to purchase more palm oil, rice, charcoal, water, etc.

Janet's story

Meet 39-year-old Janet from Moriba Town branch. She is married and has four children. Janet runs a retail business and sells sardines, milk, Ovaltine, sugar, cocoa, biscuits, sweets, rice, palm oil, local produce, etc. She has been in this business for the past 10 years now and works 10 hours per day and 6 days per week. Her other source of income comes from her husband. Janet says her main challenge is that sometimes sales are slow.

Janet has requested this loan from BRAC to purchase more palm oil, rice, charcoal, water, etc. to increase her business. She says that the extra income from this loan will help to take care of her children. In the future, she wants to expand into a big shop. She says thanks to BRAC and the Kiva community for their support.

This loan is special because:

It provides women with access to funding in areas where there are limited alternative source of finance.

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